BOK chief says domestic economy facing growing uncertainties
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Bank of Korea Governor Lee Ju-yeol speaks during a news conference at Seoul Foreign Correspondent's Club January 22, 2015. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji
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SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's central bank chief said on Thursday the local economy is facing growing external uncertainties from the United States, China and increasing signs of trade protectionism.
At a global level, uncertainties include the Federal Reserve's policies, structural changes in the Chinese economy and Brexit, Bank of Korea governor Lee Ju-yeol said in a speech.
On the domestic front, low birth rates, aging population and household debt are structural problems faced by the economy, he added.
(Reporting by Cynthia Kim; Editing by Shri Navaratnam)
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